TITLE

Emissions picture still to clear

AUTHOR(S)
Dunn, Graham
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Airline Business;Jan2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the idea of taxing the airline sector as part of the efforts to tackle climate change. It notes that taxation, according to the airline industry, is a blunt instrument. Paul Steele of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) asserts that there are bodies that want to point at aviation because it is considered an icon associated with lifestyle. He cites that a global sectoral approach led by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to climate change is the only sensible approach for aviation.
ACCESSION #
48457688

 

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